Lemmy Kilmister


Died: 2015-12-28
Age: 70
Cause: Cancer

Lemmy Kilmister, founding member and frontman of Motörhead. has died. He was 70 years old. Lemmy passed away after a short battle with an extremely aggressive cancer. He had learnt of the disease on December 26th (2 days earlier). Lemmy’s final illness followed numerous health issues over the past few years, most recently, when a lung infection forced six shows to either be curtailed shortly after taking the stage or canceled outright. In 2013, he suffered a hematoma and had been fitted with a defibrillator to correct heart problems. Ian Fraser “Lemmy” Kilmister was born Staffordshire, England in 1945. Lemmy was lead vocalist, bassist, principal songwriter and the founding, and the only constant member of Motörhead since the band’s formation in 1975. To date, Motörhead have released over twenty studio albums and achieved 30 million in sales worldwide.

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